6 Dos and Don’ts for Dating During The Holiday Season

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 Share on Tumblr The holiday season is officially here! If you’re currently dating or in a new relationship, this may be the first holiday you’ll be spending with your partner. Although that’s really exciting, I’m sure there are some looming concerns in your mind. It’s my prayer that the following holiday dos and don’ts will […]

7 Reasons Why You Can’t Let Go of Your Past

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 Share on Tumblr It’s been a long week and Friday is here. All of us can breathe a sigh of relief because we know that in the morning, Saturday is here. I didn’t know what I wanted to post on today because at this point I’m tired of talking about what everyone else is talking […]

There’s No Middle Ground In Relationships, Either Yes or No

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 Share on Tumblr Think about this for a moment: Why would you ever choose to be with someone who is not excited to be with you? There’s a grey area in dating many people get hung up on — a grey area where feelings are ambiguous or one person has stronger feelings than the other. […]

Are These Women* Loyal? Some Men Sure Aren’t.

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 Share on Tumblr   We’re a couple weeks from summer y’all!! It’s around this time where there’s a whole slew of new music. We’re all listening and looking to see reactions. We’re trying to figure out what will be the summer anthem. I love summer anthems. I frequent  many outings throughout the summer months (like […]

You Mad: Four Signs You’re the Hating Single Friend

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 Share on Tumblr By Dominique Cobb The hating single friend is the worst kind of hater, mostly because your shade is so well developed that you don’t even notice that you are throwing it. You assumed  that  you were happy when your best friend entered into a relationship. After all, that’s your homie… your right […]

Pharrell’s G I R L Album Cover & The Truth About Colorism In The Black Community

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 Share on Tumblr The anticipated release of “G I R L,” the first album by Pharrell Williams in eight years, has been met with open arms by the hip-hop community. It’s no secret that Skateboard P and his unique attributes of song, rap, and production have augmented the genre into an enjoyable and quality experience. […]

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5 Names You Should Never Call a Black Woman

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 Share on Tumblr There’s a long list of names, words, or phrases that women don’t like being called or associated with at all. Much like other words, it doesn’t mean that women haven’t owned their fair share of them and started to use them as terms of endearment. What it does mean is that a […]

Excuse Me Miss: Why Men Cat-Call Women Aggressively In Big Cities

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 Share on Tumblr I need some advice.  I grew up in Oakland, California, which is technically a city but in most parts doesn’t feel like one. It’s just the hood. I recently moved to Philly for college, and while I love it here, I can’t deal with some of the men I encounter. Take note […]

The Worst Thing a Man Can Do To a Woman

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 Share on Tumblr I came across the following Salon article due to this introductory clause on their Twitter account, “This is the absolute worst thing a man can say to a woman.” “Smile, baby”: The words no woman wants to hear Yesterday, I missed a train and I was frustrated, hot and tired. A man […]

The Business of Relationships: How Men Can Measure Their Value to a Woman

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 Share on Tumblr In our capitalist society, it is amazing that our romantic ideals have remained uninfluenced by our obsession with money. We still believe that love is some emotional, mystical feeling devoid of logic and reason, something you “just feel”. But there are concrete areas of companionship that, if identified and cultivated, can help […]